Auction Materials

This page contains the Auction Notice, information for potential bidders, and application materials for the 42nd quarterly RGGI carbon dioxide (CO2) allowance auction, to be held on December 5, 2018. The deadline for submitting the Qualification Application and Intent to Bid for RGGI CO2 Allowance Auction 42 is 5:00 PM ET on October 24, 2018.

The December 5 auction will be the last quarterly auction in which states will offer CO allowances for purchase to meet CO2 interim compliance obligations for the 2018 interim control period, which began on January 1, 2018.


  Document Format Updated
1 Auction Notice for CO2 Allowance Auction 42 PDF 10.9.18
2 Auction Qualification Application DOC 10.9.18
3 Intent to Bid for CO2 Allowance Auction 42 DOC 10.9.18
4 Auction Notice, Appendix A - Form of Bid Bond DOC 10.9.18
5 Auction Notice, Appendix B - Wire Transfer Remittance Form DOC 10.9.18
6 Auction Notice, Appendix C - Certified Funds Remittance Form DOC 10.9.18
7 Auction Notice, Appendix D - Form of Irrevocable Letter of Credit DOC 10.9.18
8 Auction Notice Appendix G - Secondary Authorized Auction Representative Authorization Form DOC 10.9.18
9 Auction 42 Schedule PDF 10.9.18
10 Frequently Asked Questions (last updated Auction 35) PDF 1.10.17
11 Public Information Session Webinar Instructions PDF 10.9.18
12 Public Information Session Webinar Slides PDF 10.9.18
13 Public Information Session Webinar Recording MP4 10.18.18

Question Window

The online question window will be open from 10:00 AM ET on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 to 5:00 PM ET on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Questions can be sent to If needed, an updated FAQ document will be posted on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018.

Auction Platform

Each qualified applicant receives a unique username and password to access the Auction Platform. The RGGI CO2 Budget Trading Programs Auction Manager issues the username and password to the designated Primary Authorized Auction Representative (PAAR) of the qualified applicant. The applicant may choose to designate a Secondary Authorized Auction Representative (SAAR), but only one username and password are provided per qualified applicant.

As described in the Auction Notice, interactive auction platform training webinars are available to qualified applicants during each auction cycle. New applicants or applicants whose PAAR and/or SAAR have changed are strongly encouraged to participate in these training webinars. The slides for these webinar sessions may be viewed here:

Auction Platform Training Slides

For any questions related to usernames and/or passwords, please contact the RGGI CO2 Budget Trading Program Auction Manager at:

RGGI CO2 Budget Trading Programs Auction Manager
c/o EnerNOC, Inc.
100 Front Street, 20th Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 800.578.0718

Previous Auction Notices

Auction notices and materials from previous auctions are available in zip-file format in this Archive.

These documents are provided for reference only and may not be used to participate in upcoming auctions. For participation in the current auction, use the auction materials above.